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Re: Upgrade QGIS to 3.16 (upcoming LTR)?

Ok, Thanks!!! 

It is clear now! Even for me as a non-native speaker.



On 2/7/21 2:43 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> On 2/7/21 2:24 PM, Richard Duivenvoorde wrote:
>> On 2/7/21 12:35 PM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>>>  With the 3.16.4 release scheduled for February, after the Soft Freeze,
>>>  we're unlikely to get in into bullseye.
>>>  The version in bullseye at time of release is irrelevant as the recent
>>>  LTR from testing is made available in backports.
>>> "
>>> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=974769#12
>>> This is no different than having 2.18.28 in buster, and 3.10.x in
>>> buster-backports.
>> Just to be sure, in a little less 'debian speak' :-) are you saying here that 3.16 will be available for bullseye users via 'backports' repo?
> On this list we speak Debian, sorry.
> This is what we have for buster at the moment:
> $ apt policy qgis
> qgis:
>   Installed: (none)
>   Candidate: 2.18.28+dfsg-2
>   Version table:
>      3.10.14+dfsg-1~bpo10+1 100
>         100 http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian buster-backports/main amd64
> Packages
>      2.18.28+dfsg-2 500
>         500 http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian buster/main amd64 Packages
> The most recent LTR at the time of the freeze in preparation for the
> buster stable release was 2.18.28, so that's what in buster. During the
> freeze the qgis package was updated to the 3.4.x LTR releases and those
> where uploaded to buster-backports after they migrated to testing, and
> they were eventually replaced by the 3.10.x releases.
> The same will happen, unless I get hit by a bus, for the upcoming
> bullseye stable release. The qgis package in Debian will be updated to
> the 3.16.4 on the 19th and uploaded to experimental and will stay there
> until the release of bullseye. The qgis package will then be uploaded to
> unstable from which it can migrate testing. Once it's in testing it will
> be uploaded to bullseye-backports too. Just the we did while buster was
> stable.
> Because QGIS point releases aren't guaranteed to be eligible for stable
> updates, the best we can do for users is to provide the current LTR in
> backports.
> For users that need something else there is the upstream qgis.org repo.
> Kind Regards,
> Bas

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